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World Powerlifting Champion – Muslim Woman With a Message

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How often do we talk about Muslim women being sporting world champions? Arab-Israeli Roukaya Almougrabi is an exceptional woman. At 35 she is world powerlifting champion. She picked up the sport despite advice from people she knew suggesting it wasn’t appropriate.

She explains her decision and offers advice to Muslim girls in this Clarion video:

 

 

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Ran Meir

Shillman Fellow Ran Meir is Clarion Project's Arab affairs analyst.